The table below looks at the statistics for C# skills in IT contracts advertised for the Stoke-on-Trent region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C# over the 3 months to 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C#
Rank 2 10 3
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -7
Contract jobs citing C# 12 5 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 40.00% 12.20% 44.83%
As % of the Programming Languages category 85.71% 29.41% 53.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 26
Average daily rate
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£275 £300 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £268 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £304 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.41% -2.85%
C#
Staffordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Stoke-on-Trent region.

Programming Languages Category
Stoke-on-Trent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
14 17 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 46.67% 41.46% 84.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 48
Average daily rate £275 £290 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.17% -12.12%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.76% -5.00%

C#
Jobs Demand Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing C# across the Stoke-on-Trent region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

C# Jobs Demand Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

C#
Daily Rate Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing C# across the Stoke-on-Trent region.

C# Daily Rate Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

C#
Hourly Rate Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing C# across the Stoke-on-Trent region.

C# Hourly Rate Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Stoke-on-Trent region citing C# also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited C#.

1 18 (90.00%) .NET
2 11 (55.00%) SQL Server
3 9 (45.00%) SQL
4 7 (35.00%) VB
4 7 (35.00%) Web Services
4 7 (35.00%) Windows
5 6 (30.00%) ASP.NET
5 6 (30.00%) Back Office
5 6 (30.00%) MVC
5 6 (30.00%) WinForms
6 5 (25.00%) Web Design
6 5 (25.00%) Razor View Engine
6 5 (25.00%) VB.NET
7 3 (15.00%) Finance
8 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
8 2 (10.00%) HTML
8 2 (10.00%) JavaScript
8 2 (10.00%) CSS
8 2 (10.00%) OOP
8 2 (10.00%) OO
8 2 (10.00%) Android
8 2 (10.00%) Software Engineering
9 1 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM
9 1 (5.00%) .NET Framework
9 1 (5.00%) Degree
9 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
9 1 (5.00%) WCF
9 1 (5.00%) WPF
9 1 (5.00%) jQuery

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Stoke-on-Trent region citing C# also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited C#. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (55.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (30.00%) Back Office
2 3 (15.00%) Finance
3 1 (5.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 19 (95.00%) Developer
2 16 (80.00%) .NET Developer
3 2 (10.00%) C# Developer
3 2 (10.00%) VB.NET Developer
4 1 (5.00%) .NET Software Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) .NET Programmer
4 1 (5.00%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM Developer
4 1 (5.00%) CRM Developer
4 1 (5.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (5.00%) .NET Software Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Software Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Software Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Test Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Web Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (90.00%) .NET
2 7 (35.00%) Web Services
3 6 (30.00%) ASP.NET
3 6 (30.00%) WinForms
4 5 (25.00%) Razor View Engine
5 2 (10.00%) HTML
5 2 (10.00%) CSS
6 1 (5.00%) .NET Framework
6 1 (5.00%) WCF
6 1 (5.00%) WPF
6 1 (5.00%) jQuery
6 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (5.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 1 (5.00%) XML Schema
6 1 (5.00%) XML
6 1 (5.00%) XSLT
6 1 (5.00%) DirectX
6 1 (5.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (5.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 7 (35.00%) Windows
2 2 (10.00%) Android
3 1 (5.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) MVC
2 5 (25.00%) Web Design
3 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (10.00%) OOP
3 2 (10.00%) OO
3 2 (10.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (5.00%) CRM
4 1 (5.00%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 9 (45.00%) SQL
2 7 (35.00%) VB
3 5 (25.00%) VB.NET
4 2 (10.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (5.00%) C++
5 1 (5.00%) T-SQL
5 1 (5.00%) VB6
5 1 (5.00%) XAML
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
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